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Definition of Bourgeoisie

Bourgeoisie

  1. The French middle class, particularly such as are concerned in, or dependent on, trade.

Bourgeoisie Quotations

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Vladimir Lenin

No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
Buenaventura Durruti

On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
Karl Marx

Acting has been gentrified. It's become part of the bourgeoisie. But there was a time when it would be a great scandal if you announced you were going to be an actor.
Julian Sands

The intellectual is a middle-class product; if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it, in order to exist. He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.
Louise Bogan
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Bourgeoisie Translations

bourgeoisie in Dutch is burgerij, bourgeoisie
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